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Spring 2015-2016
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Homer

Joshua D. Fincher

To learn to read Homer with pleasure. Introduction to Homeric dialect, oral poetry, and meter; discussion of literary technique, historical background to the epics, and Homer's role in the development of Greek thought.

Sample reading list:
Homer, Odyssey
Homer, Iliad
R.J. Cunliffe, A Lexicon of the Homeric Dialect
A.R. Brenner, Selections from Homer's Iliad

Reading/Writing assignments:
Eventually, ca. 200 lines a week.

Requirements/Grading:
Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 30%
Quizzes - 25%
Class/Precept Participation - 15%

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
CLG 105 or Permission Of Instructor..

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
41627 C01 9:00 am - 9:50 am M T W Th        Enrolled:0 Limit:0 Canceled
41628 C02 12:30 pm - 1:20 pm M T W Th   McCosh Hall   B12   Enrolled:6 Limit:15